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  • Sea of blue turns out for Prostate Cancer Walk in Towson

    Sea of blue turns out for Prostate Cancer Walk in Towson
    A sea of blue — the color designated to promote prostate cancer awareness — bobbed up and down around the Towson University campus Sunday morning as more than 2,000 people participated in the eighth-annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk....
  • Authorities identify Towson student who died this weekend

    Authorities identify Towson student who died this weekend
    The Towson University student who died over the weekend after being found unresponsive at an off-campus apartment was a talented artist who made a difficult decision to attend a different college than her twin sister, according to her high school...
  • Joshua Sullivan found his calling as a coach [Fulton/Highland]

    It's interesting to ask a teacher or a coach how they came to be where they are today. This week's person on "the hot seat" is Joshua Sullivan, a special education assistant at Reservoir High School. Josh is a New Yorker, born on Long Island, but at age...
  • Catonsville glassware designer sees clear benefits to presence at festival

    Catonsville glassware designer sees clear benefits to presence at festival
    Lexie Bianco, 28, views an arts festival as an opportunity to build her budding business. Bianco, a Catonsville native, will be one of 156 vendors at the 41st annual Catonsville Arts and Crafts Festival where she will sell hand-painted glassware, part...
  • Teaching technology sustains creative outlet

    Teaching technology sustains creative outlet
    To his students, Relay native Brad Sweet, 32, is a technology teacher at Lindale Middle School in Anne Arundel County. But many in the Catonsville and Arbutus area know him for his talent sculpting replicas of homes and other objects into intricate...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...
  • Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings
    There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday. The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
  • Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies

    Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies
    A Baltimore architecture firm founded in 1977 by two Park School graduates and a friend has nearly doubled in size in the last two years, making its most ambitious bid for greater reach last month when it announced the expansion of its footprint to...
  • Mighty Kacy Catanzaro is ready to power on

    Mighty Kacy Catanzaro is ready to power on
    At the Towson University football team's home opener late last month, the loudest cheers arguably came for the smallest athlete on the field. With the current Towson gymnastics team by her side, 24-year-old alumna Kacy Catanzaro stood in the endzone and...
  • Val Jean Slowinski, professor

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor
    Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who was active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78. The former Val Jean Sytko was...
  • Towson University student dies at off-campus residence

    Towson University student dies at off-campus residence
    A female student at Towson University died Saturday night at an off-campus residence, a university spokeswoman said. The university did not immediately identify the student or the circumstances of her death. University spokeswoman Gay Pinder said the...